GAITHERSBURG, Maryland – William Jones, founder of Afrofuturism Network, will be making an appearance at the Gaithersburg library in Maryland to host a workshop on comic book art.
The workshop will be geared toward elementary school aged children and will teach them how to get started making comic books of their very own. The workshop will be a hands-on activity, and pencils and paper will be provided. Participants are also free to bring their own supplies.
Says workshop facilitator, William Jones, “I am very excited about this event and am looking forward to working with the next generation of artists. I would also like to thank Gaithersburg Library for this opportunity.”
The workshop will take place on July 28th from 1 pm until 2 pm at the Gaithersburg Library, located at 18330 Montgomery Village Ave, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20879. Registration for the workshop is required, and participants can register up until July 28th at 9 am.
About Afrofuturism Network
AFN seeks to support the ever growing community of black writers, artists, and thinkers in the realms of sci-fi, fantasy, comic books and film. Here, we analyze the contributions and portrayal of black characters in these mediums. AFN will examine the role and place of black people in the past present and future and serve as a hub for black creativity and thought.
Read more at afrofuturismnet.com
About William Jones
William Jones, the founder of Afrofuturism Network, is a historian, “comic book geek”, writer, and educator. He is a sought-after public speaker on the subjects of the history of black people in America, the image of black people in various forms of media, pop culture and hip-hop music, to name just a few. He has spoken on various college campuses and at conferences both nationally and abroad.